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'Trial by Jury' by Gilbert & Sullivan and 'Gianni Schicchi' by Puccini

June 23, 2017
8:00 pm
San Jose Convention Center - Montgomery Theater

June 17,23 at 8PM; June 18,24,25 at 2PM LYRIC THEATRE OF SAN JOSE is proud to present the double-bill of two iconic one-act musical comedies in English, Puccini's "Gianni Schicchi" (or, The Inheritance Sting) and Gilbert and Sullivan's "Trial By Jury" (G&S's 1st Big Hit). "Gianni Schicchi" features up-and-coming baritone Brendan Stone in the title role of Schicchi, and Bay Area favorite Robert Solis in the role of The Learned Judge in "Trial By Jury." Both comic masterworks are presented in a new, present day staging. "These new productions poke fun at our modern lives, beliefs, fashions, and even 'reality' TV!", stated stage director Michael Morris. "A brand-new English translation of 'Gianni Schicchi' was created specifically for this modern production" he went on to say. Fully staged, in English, with supertitles, performed by accomplished singers from the entire Bay Area. Featuring LYRIC's excellent directors, orchestra, set designs and costumes. In our 44th year of high quality live musical comedy productions. Stage Direction by Michael Morris Music Direction by Bruce Olstad Produced by Michele Sullivan Discounts available for Students, Seniors, and Groups. In conjunction with these two productions, LYRIC THEATRE is proud to sponsor a FOOD AND FUND DRIVE for SECOND HARVEST FOOD BANK of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties. During all five performances, audience members are invited to donate non-perishable food (no glass containers) and/or funds by check, credit card, or cash to support SECOND HARVEST's vital work. Presented by Lyric Theatre of San Jose

271 S. Market Street, San Jose, CA 95113

San Jose Convention Center - Montgomery Theater

271 S Market St, San Jose, CA 95113, United States

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